88532-2019: United Kingdom-Bedford: Education and training services

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Apprentice Emergency Medical Technician Programme

Reference number: 18-T18

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) covers the 6 counties which make up the East of England: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk and provides a range of services, but is best known for the 99 emergency service. Our dedicated and skilled staff work 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to make sure patients receive the best possible care.

EEAST require 48 Associate Ambulance Practitioner (Apprentice EMT) learners to start before the end of March 2019. The course provider must be approved to deliver the AAP Programme on a full time basis. This should be through FutureQuals.

Bidders must note that this is a light touch regime procurement undertaken in accordance with Regulations 74-76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and not a Regulation 28 Restricted Procedure Procurement.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH

Main site or place of performance:

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk or Suffolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) covers the 6 counties which make up the East of England: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk and provides a range of services, but is best known for the 99 emergency service. Our dedicated and skilled staff work 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to make sure patients receive the best possible care.

EEAST require 48 Associate Ambulance Practitioner (Apprentice EMT) learners to start before the end of March 2019. The course provider must be approved to deliver the AAP Programme on a full time basis. This should be through FutureQuals.

Bidders must note that this is a light touch regime procurement undertaken in accordance with Regulations 74-76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and not a Regulation 28 Restricted Procedure Procurement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes

V.2)Award of contract

V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:

01/01/2019

V.2.2)Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no

V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor

Medipro Ltd
Faraday House, Sopwith Close
Stockton on Tees
TS18 3TT
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC

The contractor is an SME: yes

V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1 500 000.00 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot: 1 500 000.00 GBP

V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This is a Light Touch Regime Procurement undertaken in accordance with Regulation 74-76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and not a Regulation 28 Restricted Procedure Procurement

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/02/2019